We have an opportunity during the week of September 24th to serve the homeless families of New Castle County right here at Berea. Please prayerfully consider volunteering your time. Sign-up Sheets are in the lobby. If you have questions, please contact the church office at 302-239-7631.
Join your Berea friends and invite your school friends for a fun night under the stars at the Wilmington Western Railroad hayride on October 20th at 7 pm. We will ride an original hay-filled freight flatcar through the Red Clay Valley and continue the fun at Charcoal Pit on Kirkwood Highway following the ride.
COST – $13/person + additional money for Charcoal Pit (Bring your money the day of the event.)
RSVP – Absolutely needed by October 4th (No guarantees there will be a spot after this date). Reply on Sign Up Genius.
DROP OFF – 7 pm at Wilmington & Western Railroad, 2201 Newport Gap Pike (Route 41), Wilmington, DE 19808
PICK UP – 9:30 pm at Charcoal Pit, 714 Greenbank Rd, Wilmington, DE 19808 (Off of Kirkwood Hwy.)
Contact the church office for more information.
Reality Factor is a junior and senior high retreat that gathers annually at Northbay Adventure Camp in North East, Maryland to worship God through hearing and reading His word and worshiping through music and fellowshipping with one another. The retreat is run by the Heritage Presbytery youth leaders and will be held this year on the weekend of November 10-12.
The cost is $135 with a reduced sibling price of $100 after the first youth. This includes transportation, lodging, a t-shirt and meals (snack bar and lunch on the way home is extra) for the weekend. Sign up by October 1st using the link below and submit, by that date, a $75 deposit in the form of a check made out to Berea Presbyterian Church with the remaining balance due on November 10th. The checks can be either turned in at iConnect on October 1st or mailed to the church: Berea Presbyterian Church, Attn. Carol Youngdale, 957 Old Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, DE 19707.
NOTE: If you sign up 2 non-church going friends, Berea will pay your way. Deposits of $75 are due by the October 1 meeting.
Please enter your t-shirt size in the comment box.
On October 31, 2017, Martin Luther’s recorded posting of the 95 theses on the door of the Wittenberg church castle celebrates its 500th anniversary. Berea Church would like to invite you to celebrate with us at a luncheon after worship that Sunday. Please sign up on the board outside the church office.
Fall Work Day will be held from 9 AM to 2 PM on Saturday, October 21. Each work day consists of a number of tasks to be done, some inside and some outside. You do not have to be a highly skilled contractor type person; anyone willing and able to lend a hand is qualified. Please give it some thought. Any amount of time that you can offer would be greatly appreciated!
It’s time to demonstrate God’s love in a tangible way to needy children around the world and to share the Good News of Jesus Christ. Pick up a brochure outside the church office and fill a shoebox as directed. Return the shoebox to the table outside church office no later than Sunday, November 12th. Visit www.samaritanspurse.org for inspiration and practical information. Please remember that each box is to include a $7 check made payable to Samaritan’s Purse to defray shipping costs as well as the printing of the Gospel message in each child’s language.
Tuesday Night Women’s Bible Study begins September 19th at 7 pm in the Fellowship Hall and meets the first and third Tuesdays of most months through April. We will be using the book “Romans 8-16 For You”. All women are welcome! Please contact the church office at 302-239-7631 for more information.
Men of Berea come and enjoy a time of fellowship and a wonderful breakfast. We are going to take a break from the “Truth Project” series and examine what the book of James has to say about how we should live. The question we will consider “Is my life consistent with my faith.” We look forward to a great time together beginning on the 20th at 9 am.
Contact the church office at 302-239-7631 for more information.
Don’t miss this year’s kick-off event for the Women of Berea. Join us for a brunch on Saturday, September 23, from 9-11am, in fellowship hall. The program theme will be Every Promise of God’s Word. Catch up with folks you haven’t seen for a while and meet newer Bereans. Sign up on the bulletin board. Please contact the church office at 302-239-7631 for more information.
Mark you calendars for the following upcoming women’s events:
December 5 Christmas Social at 6:30 pm
March 17 Heritage Pres. Women’s Conf.
April 21 International Tea at 2:30 pm
Look for more information as the event draws closer.
If you are a visitor, regular attender or member and would like someone to pray with you or need assistance of some kind, please share your request with one of the elders, deacons or contact the church office at 302-239-7631 and your request will be passed on for you.